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Osteomyelitis Natural Treatment
Salmonella osteo: This depends upon whether this is acute vs. Chronic osteomyelitis. In the chronic form you may need input from an orthopedical surgeon for debridement of devitalized bone combined with a long-term antibiotic preferrably given iv, although if sensitive to a fluorinated quinolone like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) this may be effective orally over at least a 4 wk course.See 1 more doctor answer
Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. Osteo is derived from the greek osteon. Inflammation or infection. A broad range of organisms can cause infection from bacteria, to viruses (less common), to fungi (mycotic). Acute and chronic infections exist. Long term IV treatment with antibiotics (or antifungals or other agents) are needed. In my experience no less than 8 weeks ...Read more
Treatment: Hyperbaric oxygen, antibiotics, surgery and eliminate the source of infection if not done already.
See below: Most cases of osteomyelitis in adults need surgery and antibiotics. Because it takes 6 weeks for debrided bone to be covered by soft tissue, and experience that shorter courses of antibiotics have a higher relapse rate, 4-6 weeks of IV antibiotics is recommended. In models of osteomyelitis 4 weeks of antibiotics was more effective in sterilizing bone than 2 weeks.See 1 more doctor answer
How long will it take to heal completely from osteitis pubis or osteomyelitis pubis with the correct treatment? Is it possible to heal from this?
What is the best treatment for chronic osteomyelitis (left mandible)? Can someone describe to me what is chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis?
See below: Chronic sclerosing osteomyelitis is an inflammatory response of the jaw bone to chronic low grade bacterial infection from caries or periodontal disease. It causes the jaw bone to expand. Treatment include eliminating the source of infection, antibiotics, hyperbaric oxygen and reconstructive surgery for significant jaw deformity.
Which treatment for osteomyelitis of a patient with sickle cell disease and the osteomyelitis is caused by salmonella?
Is there a doctor or facility in us that is fully dedicated to treatment and management of osteomyelitis? Not interested in general ortho surgeons.
3 months IV treatment for osteomyelitis following acdf, new MRI shows same swelling, does this mean infection is still in the bones?
Not necessarily: An MRI is a very sensitive test and even in a well treated infection responding well to antibiotics, marrow changes can be seen for even 6 months. Because of this, blood markers such as CRP is the more common way to follow infection response in the spine. If any question, an infectious disease specialist can be helpful.
What is the best treatment for osteomyelitis which origin is a bacterial infection in the upper leg (bacteroides)?
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Hyperpig.: Rx for 4 to 8% hydrquinones.Get a more detailed answer ›
Varies: Surgery with a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt is the best treatment for nph. However, for patients who cannot tolerate surgery, or are very early on in their symptomatology, one could consider physical, occupational and speech (cognitive) therapy. These modalities can teach the patient how to compensate for the symptoms of nph. For example, gait training or balance training.See 1 more doctor answer
Not proven: For stress induced asthma.You can try deep abdominal breathing, relaxation, guided imagery, biofeedback. In the meantime talk to your doctor about pharmacotherapy. Asthma can cause substantial long term damage if not controlled. Don't forget that asthma can and will kill, if given the chance.See 1 more doctor answer
Tea tree shampoo: Can be very helpful with dandruff. It will help over time.
What's natural?: Time works if you are lucky. If not, you can die of a tension pneumothorax pretty quickly. Surgery is really the only definitive treatment for this but if the ptx is small and you are closely followed you might be able to avoid surgery. Hopefully you are seeing someone qualified.See 1 more doctor answer
See your doc: It really depends on the source, which may be out of the scope of this forum. I would follow up with your doc for a longer discussion. Two very common causes are acid reflux and seasonal allergies, but this all depends on where you live. You can always consider a trial of allergy or reflux medication, but the better bet is see your doctor.
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Dry skin is usually: Related to lack of a protein in the surface of your skin. Natural treatments are simple like using gentle skin cleansers, body oils and lubricants to seal in moisture, taking supplements like Vitamin B and E. I like adding petrolatem to my bathtub or when the skin is still wet. I also find urea or lactic acid based products work well
Nevus: No natural way see a dermatologist to have it examined and for a complete skin body check
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